Based on a 2018 Thomas Pettersson book of the same name, The Unlikely Murderer or Den Osannolika Mördaren on Netflix is a dramatized version of true events. In 1986, Sweden’s Prime Minister Olof Palme was shot dead in the streets of Stockholm with his wife beside him. In the flurry of a high-profile murder investigation, the police may have let go of a potential suspect who strategically claimed to be a witness.
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How Many Episodes Are in The Unlikely Murderer?
There are five episodes in The Unlikely Murderer. The runtime of the episode averages between 43-52 minutes. You can check the complete list of The Unlikely Murderer episodes and their release date below.
- “Episode 1 / Engström Börjar Sin Jakt På Uppmärksamhet Som Brottsplatsvittne”: November 5, 2021
- “Episode 2 / Engströms Berättelse Stämmer Inte”: November 5, 2021
- “Episode 3 / Holmér Har Ett Envist Tunnelseende”: November 5, 2021
- “Episode 4 / Polisen Har En Annan Misstänkt”: November 5, 2021
- “Episode 5 / Engströms Psykiska Hälsa Försämras”: November 5, 2021
What Are the Critics Saying About The Unlikely Murderer?
The Unlikely Murderer has an official critics rating of 100% and an average audience score of 77% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Ready Steady Cut’s Daniel Hart writes, “The Unlikely Murderer is undoubtedly a must-see. It stands on its own feet as an individual one-off series and one that true crime fans can enjoy and endure.”
Jason Flatt from But Why Tho? says, “The Unlikely Murderer is a visually impressive slog through a remarkably interesting story that would have been better suited in the form of a film so as to hold interest and not rehash the same points too many times over.”
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Is The Unlikely Murderer Suitable for Kids?
The Unlikely Murderer is rated TV-MA, which means it is meant for viewing by mature audiences only. The content material is not suitable for children under 17.
How Can I Watch The Unlikely Murderer in Its Original Language?
The Unlikely Murderer is originally in Swedish. To watch The Unlikely Murderer in its original language, set language settings to Swedish with English subtitles from the menu options of your streaming device.